The two leaders were expected to meet while in Germany, but representatives confirmed Tuesday that instead of a brief side meeting, the two will have a full bilateral talk, Russia's state-run news agency Tass reported.
Meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Washington in mid-May, Trump expressed his desire to build a better relationship between the two countries.More news: Mass Effect Andromeda Adding New Playable Species in Multiplayer
In turn, the US and South Korea should "accordingly refrain from large-scale joint maneuvers", the joint statement added.
Before arriving in Moscow Monday, Xi warned President Donald Trump that "some negative factors" are hurting U.S.
The meeting comes at a time when there is growing consensus in Washington that the severity of Russian influence on the 2016 election should be dealt with more seriously by the current administration.More news: Fed Worried About Risks Posed by Its Loose Policy, Minutes Show
Leaders of the world's 20 largest economies will gather in Hamburg this week at the summit, with Trump's meeting with Putin undoubtedly one of the key focuses following events over the last few months.
While stressing that no one wants war, Maradona said, "when you see such cartoon characters like Trump, you begin thinking that if such a man takes it into his head we may all become enemies", the RT report adds.
The extraordinary circumstances and political implications of their talks in Hamburg will ensure that their meeting later this week, and any encounter before the cameras in less-formal moments of the G20, is highly scrutinized.More news: Ironman competitor vomits on reporter at Los Angeles area event
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